Last November, I taught a homeschool creative writing class and within the class "syllabus" I decided that we were going to create something called "happiness jars". I don't remember where I got the idea but I just know it wasn't my original idea. The gist was to get a jar with a lid… Continue reading The Happiness Jar
Are you literally LITERALLY afraid to walk outside? I am not a conspiracy theorist by any stretch of the imagination but this has conspiracy theory written all over it. I AM KIDDING. But I mean come on, it feels very surreal sci-fi/intel/ the world is ending/ REM was right, no? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0GFRcFm-aY Or at least… Continue reading It’s a Literal Shit Show Outside, So I Got Tips
Saturday officially marked one year down of homeschooling my youngest daughter. I am not sure how many years we have left to go because as of now, we are taking it one year at a time. But the fact that we made it to one year does make me feel a sense of accomplishment. When… Continue reading Homeschool- One Year Later
Everywhere I look, I am seeing the words "end of summer" and it is making me mad. Summer doesn't officially end until September 23rd but here we are talking about how summer is ending because the kids are going back to school. I hate this time of year. HATE. IT. Hated it when I was… Continue reading Stop Saying “End of Summer”
First, I need to be honest and tell you that I didn't even think I could cut it as a homeschool mom. I had pinned homeschool ideas for years before we took the plunge in preparation for possibly/maybe homeschooling Ella. Rather, I took the plunge. Because let's face it, Ella had no idea what was involved.… Continue reading How is Homeschooling Going?
I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher. I know, it's almost shocking to myself as well. To make you feel better, it's an every other week gig and the… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make
I have a secret and I have no idea why it's a secret. I am homeschooling Ella. I started over a week ago, and I haven't really told anyone outside of my circle (other than homeschool groups on Facebook, then breaking the news to my Instagram followers). No real reason other than I don't… Continue reading So I Guess I’m a “Homeschool Mom” Now